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Grants Pass, Oregon Historical Markers

 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 21, 2017
Fort Vannoy Marker
Oregon (Jackson County), Grants Pass — Fort Vannoy
A ford across the Rogue River, 1/4 mile south of this point, was used by the Hudson's Bay Company as early as 1827; by the US Navy Wilkes Expedition in 1841; and by pioneers of the Applegate Trail. Mr. Long built the first permanent non-Indian . . . — Map (db m112767) HM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — From Homeland to Tragedy
The Rogue Valley has been the traditional homelands of three distinct language- based tribal groups since ancient times: Takelma, Dakubetede/Taltushtuntude, and Shasta. Tribes shared similar cultural and societal practices, subsistence patterns, . . . — Map (db m112806) HM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — Josephine County Peace Memorial
Honoring the men & women of Josephine County who served their country in the wars of this century. REMEMBERING the wounded, the disabled, the MIA and POW. Dedicated to those who lost their lives in the Quest For Peace. World War . . . — Map (db m118806) WM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — Memorial to Our Fathers
Memorial To Our Fathers of the 1861 - Civil War - 1865 Grants Pass Ore. — Map (db m112517) WM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — 524 — Mormon Sugar Beet Factory Site
On this site in 1916, the Oregon Utah Sugar Company erected a large beet factory. C.W. Nibley, director of the company and presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons/L.D.S.), oversaw the project. Nibley's sons, . . . — Map (db m112529) HM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — No Land is Free
The utmost good faith shall always be observed towards the Indians; their lands and property shall never be taken from them without their consent; and, in their property, rights, and liberty, they shall never be invaded or disturbed, unless in . . . — Map (db m112807) HM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — Riverside Park Memorial Flagpole
In Recognition Of The Josephine County Casualties Of War — Map (db m113313) WM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — Riverside Park War Memorial
To The American Veterans of The Korean, Vietnam, and Persian Gulf Wars. All Who Shall Hereafter Live In Freedom Will Be Reminded That To These Men, Women And Their Comrades We Owe A Debt To Be Paid With Grateful Remembrance Of Their . . . — Map (db m113311) WM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — The 1846 Applegate TrailSouthern Route to Oregon
The perilous last leg of the Oregon Trail down the Columbia River rapids took lives, including the sons of Jesse and Lindsay Applegate in 1843. The Applegate brothers and others vowed to look for an all-land route into Oregon from Fort Hall (in . . . — Map (db m112808) HM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — The First Brick Building in Grants Pass
Erected by Charles A. Wing in 1949, upon the site of the first brick building in Grants Pass, which was constructed by John W. Howard in 1886. — Map (db m91926) HM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — The Perkinsville Ferry
Joel Perkins was an ambitious young man looking for riches. Perkins arrived in Oregon in 1844 at the age of 23 with his mother, father, and four siblings. In 1851 Joel followed wagon tracks from the Willamette Valley to one of the best spots to . . . — Map (db m100215) HM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — Union Veterans of the Civil War
In Memory Of Union Veterans of the 1861 Civil War 1865 — Map (db m112515) WM

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